Which plastic do I choose for my greenhouse?

Q. Can your Acrylic or Polycarbonate be used in my greenhouse?
A.
The Acrylic sheets are UV stabilized and can be used for greenhouses. Proper supports must be used to prevent sagging especially in horizontal installation. Acrylic does not do well under snow load and will start to sag.
Our Makrolon® Polycarbonate sheets can also be used because they are UV stabilized.
Most commonly used for greenhouse applications are our Polycarbonate Twinwall panels. These sheets are solar grade with a coextruded layer that protects from yellowing, wear, and UV exposure. Since they are economical, lightweight, and stronger then both glass and acrylic, they are the optimal choice for greenhouses.
Article Title:
Which plastic do I choose for my greenhouse?
Article Summary:
Choosing the best plastic for my greenhouse.
Article Date:
5/16/2003
Article ID:
599
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